Deli Assistant

Job description

An exciting opportunity for a Deli Assistant has arisen to join Meehan's SPAR in Westwood. You will be working for Award-Winning retailer who is focused on their standards, customer service and team progression. This fresh food department job is perfect for you if you have previous experience in a deli department in a busy supermarket or convenience store.

Meehan's SPAR is a staple of the local community and they pride themselves on their dedication to excellent customer service. They are well known in the area for their fresh food offerings.


  • To deliver industry leading customer satisfaction through passionate people, who aim to exceed customer’s expectations, in a safe and sustainable environment. Our values are centered around people and respect.


  • To serve customers in a friendly and efficient manner providing an exceptional standard of customer care
  • To communicate with the customers in an effective and welcoming manner
  • To deal with customer complaints in a professional and pleasant way and refer to the Store Manager where appropriate
  • Ensure products are served to customers in line with Food Hygiene Requirements
  • Maintain knowledge of current in deli sales and promotions
  • Assist customers with queries regarding deli products


  • Ensure Deli and Bakery area and equipment is maintained to the required level of Hygiene ensuring cleaning is carried out as per Food Hygiene Policy
  • To receive and check stock in line with company guidelines
  • Ensure product is stored and displayed in line with food hygiene policy and merchandising policy
  • To rotate stock appropriately minimising waste
  • To be vigilant at all times to prevent stock loss and waste
  • To conduct stock takes as instructed by Assistant Store Manager/Store Manager
  • Ensure food hygiene practices are complied with in line with HACCP regulations
  • To take care for your health & safety and that of your colleagues and customers and take action to reduce risks and hazards


  • Check temperatures in the deli area ensuring they are compliant with HACCP regulations
  • Maintain HACCP records in line with store policies
  • Monitor Critical Control Points and ensure food is not open to contamination
  • Comply with relevant controls around all foods including Fresh and Red Meats
  • Any other duties that may be assigned to you by the Assistant Store Manager/Store Manager


  • Any other duties that may be assigned to you by the Assistant Store Manager/Store Manager


  • Food service and Bakery experience would be beneficial
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Numerical abilities
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • The ability to use initiative
  • Sound judgement with the ability to make decisions
  • Self-motivated
  • Good attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Food Hygiene would be beneficial